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Melting point / freezing point

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The melting point of Eicosanoic acid by the capillary method was found to be 46.7 degC at an atmospheric pressure of 990 hPa.There was no decomposition & sublimation observed of Eicosanoic acid at the melting point.

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Melting / freezing point at 101 325 Pa:
47.796 °C

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The melting point of Eicosanoic acid by the capillary method was found to be 46.7 degC at an atmospheric pressure of 990 hPa.There was no decomposition & sublimation observed of Eicosanoic acid at the melting point.This melting point value when converted at 101325 Pa is equivalent to a value of 47.796 degC.